Across Districts: K-12
21st Century/Building Learning Communities Conference
Grant Amount: $5,360
Sending a team of administrators and and specialists to the Building Learning Communities conference who then will collaborate on implementation ideas across K-12 to benefit students and staff districtwide.
Writing Skill Readiness
Grant Amount: $950
School: All Elementary Schools – Grades K-2
Producing a classroom friendly instructional DVD to teach and improve K-2 student’s writing readiness awareness and skills.
Integrating Digital Photography and Art
Grant Amount: $2,202
Expanding the 2008 CEF Grant “Photo Essays” to purchase equipment for full class use in Integrated Arts, Technology and Language Arts projects.
Walk a Mile in Your Shoes
Grant Amount: $10,000
Funding a joint effort between Elementary teachers and High School students to research global cultures represented by Thoreau families in and producing curriculum, including multi-media presentations, for delivery to Thoreau students at multiple levels.
Classroom Math Enrichment Centers
Grant Amount: $2,368
Creating math enrichment centers to provide quality differentiated instruction and to ensure math opportunities and challenges for students who need it.
Intergenerational Literary Lunch
Grant Amount: $1,500
Purchasing books for a parent-student Literary Lunch Book Group at CMS.
Grant Amount: $5,110
Sending an Art teacher to Ecuador to study historical sites, experience Ecuador’s geography, art and architecture and to teach Ecuadorian elementary and middle school children. The insights from the trip will be incorporated into 6th grade World Language and Social Studies curriculum.
Grant Amount: $11,750
Training a team of teachers in the Moodle Course Management System, who will then develop a template for teachers to use in developing interactive, online learning environments.
Poetry of Sculpture
Grant Amount: $1,800
Funding development of an interdisciplinary poetry and sculture unit for 7th grade students.
Focus on Your Footprint
Grant Amount: $7,075
Purchasing curricular materials and measurement equipment for Earth Science students to perform a home energy analysis as a quarterly project.
Sophomore Writing Enrichment
Grant Amount: $29,831
Installing a permanent technology cart in a classroom designated to the writing intensive Sophomore year to ensure that students advance through high school with a command of the writing skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century.
Global Literacy Program
Grant Amount: $2,500
Funding a consultant to facilitate the development of a Global Literacy Program at CCHS.
Document Cameras for Activboards
Grant Amount: $3,392
Purchasing two document cameras to connect to the ActivBoards in math and foreign language classrooms.
Grant Amount: $26,000
Purchasing video, digital and audio production equipment to support student learning in media production in curricular and co-curricular activities. Students will produce television-ready broadcasts for curriculum related projects and/or classroom use.